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In the following question, the first and the last sentence of the passage are in order and numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into 4 parts and numbered as 2,3,4, and 5. These 4 parts are not arranged in proper order. Read the sentences and arrange them in a logical sequence to make a passage and choose the correct sequence from the given options.
1. One Diwali, the family rises early in the morning.
2. The whole family, including the young and the old enjoy doing this,
3. Children let off fireworks later in the night with their friends.
4. At sunset, the lamps are lit and the family performs various rituals
5. Father, mother, and children visit relatives and exchange gifts and sweets.
6. Houses look so pretty with lighted lamps all around.
2, 5, 3, 4
no
5, 2, 4, 3
yes
3, 5, 4,2
no
4, 5, 2, 3
no
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1. It’s only in the last three years that we have seen the rebirth of T.B.
P. What bothers experts is the emergence of particularly patent strains of the T.B. bacteria that are resistant to two or more anti-T.B. drugs.
Q. This is compounded by the fact that the symptoms disappear in about two months.
R. Three or four anti-T.B. drugs are available at no cost in Government clinics.
S. Yet, the long period of treatment leads to a high rate of noncompliance with the treatment.
6. In such cases, a relapse occurs and the bacteria appear in more virulent and drug-resistant form.
PQRS
yes
SRQP
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1. Judo champ, Tamura, doesn’t look or act tough.
P. At 4 feet 9 inch, Tamura is the shortest woman in the lightweight class (106 pounds).
Q. Fans know her affectionately as "Yawara-chan" after a spunky cartoon character.
R. She wears a lucky pink ribbon and at 20, still grins like a carefree teen and gushes about ice-cream.
S. No wonder the Japanese go wild when she tosses opponents, many of whom tower over her.
6. Tamura has become a national idol in Japan.
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1. Advocates of space programme argue for spending huge amounts of money on exploring Mars.
P. But there is no firm evidence of any valuable mineral that can be extracted from Mars and transported to Earth.
Q. Worst, nobody has any idea what undesirable microbes or poisonous materials we will be importing from Mars.
R. They are also unrealistic about the cost of transportation that will be involved in interplanetary movement of men and materials.
S. These enthusiasts argue that Mars could be a perennial source of materials for us earthlings.
6. Our race to Mars is likely to be a wild goose chase
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1. Even the smallest insect of the living world is made up of a large number of cells.
P. Further more, the cells in these small creatures widely differ in their structure and function.
Q. An ant, for example, is composed of hundreds of thousands of cells.
R. Even a mile has cells making up its skeletal structure.
S. It also has cells dedicated to digestive and reproductive functions.
6. The cell system of small organisms is microscopic but marvellous, isn’t it?
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QRSP
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1. Money is not the root of all evils.
P. Or what about the desire for power driving people to horrible crimes?
Q. Even purposeless cruelty can be seen in many instances of evil behaviour.
R. For example, neither teachers nor parents profit in any way by torturing children.
S. The evils of sexual offenders are not motivated by financial gains.
6. Now we can only say that money is the root of some evils.
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1. When a light passenger plane flew off the course some time ago, it crashed in the mountains and its pilot was killed.
P. Snow lay thick on the ground.
Q. It was the middle of winter.
R. The woman knew that nearest village was miles away.
S. The only passengers, a young woman and her two baby daughters, were unhurt.
6. When it grew dark, she turned a suitcase into a bed and put the children inside it, covering them with all the clothes she could find.
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QPRS
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1. The lead story 
P. at 5 AM
Q. in tonight’s news
R. concerns the fire
S. which engulfed the library
6. this morning.
RSPQ
no
QRSP
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QRPS
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1. 'Acu’ means needles in Latin.
P. The needles stimulate specific nerves that transmit electrical impulses via the spinal cord and brain to the affected area.
Q. Quite appropriately, then, acupuncture consists of inserting very fine needles at specific points on the skin located near nerve endings.
R. Acupuncture also stimulates the release of chemical substances from the brain centres and pituitary glands.
S. These are connected to one another by lines called channels or meridians.
6. Known as endorphins and encephalins, which are released and carried across the blood stream, these chemicals are the body’s own pain-relief mechanism.
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1. The traveler said, "Can you tell me the way to the nearest inn?"
P. "Do you want one in which you can spend the night?"
Q. "Yes", said the peasant.
R. "Go right down the road and turn to the left."
S. "Yes", replied the traveler.
6. "Thank a lot."
PSRQ
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QPSR
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SPQR
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